• Tapwrit wins 149th Belmont Stakes by two lengths over Irish War Cry
Tapwrit wins 149th Belmont Stakes by two lengths over Irish War Cry

Yet, many experts are wary of Lookin At Lee, who is the only horse at Belmont to have run at both the Derby and the Preakness Stakes . Five of the past nine Belmont winners did that. Cloud Computing just edged Classic Empire in the late stretch during the Preakness to pull off a big price upset. Japanese horse Epicharis was a morning sc...

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  • Clarity needed on Russian efforts in Florida to influence election
Clarity needed on Russian efforts in Florida to influence election

RALEIGH, N.C. - Officials in some states are trying to figure out whether local election offices were targeted in an apparent effort by Russian military intelligence to hack into election software last fall. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's administration said the spikes in April 2016 and November were "spread across all of our servers", including - b...

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  • Woman accused of leak ordered to remain jailed pending trial
Woman accused of leak ordered to remain jailed pending trial

If convicted, victor faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $250,000, according to court documents. A federal judge ordered that victor remain held without bond after prosecutors argued during Thursday's three-hour hearing that she posed a flight risk and danger to the public, citing what they called "disturbing" ...

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  • Amnesty urges United Kingdom to ban imports from illegal Israeli settlements
Amnesty urges United Kingdom to ban imports from illegal Israeli settlements

The plan was reportedly presented by Israeli Housing Minister Yoav Galant to the Israeli parliament, the Knesset. Israeli settlement building in the West Bank and East Jerusalem over 1967 lines are considered illegal under worldwide law and have been consistently condemned by the United Nations and global community.

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  • Pulisic double give US win over Trinidad and Tobago
Pulisic double give US win over Trinidad and Tobago

So they will have to open up and play a little more of an attacking style. Entering this week's critical 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier matches in fourth place in the CONCACAF hexagonal standings, the United States needed a good result in Thursday's match against Trinidad and Tobago .

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  • Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House
Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House

The House of Saud regime and allies including Egypt , the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ) and Bahrain announced on Monday they were severing diplomatic relations and closing air, sea and land links with Qatar . Trump also appeared to suggest the decision to sever diplomatic relations with Qatar , home to a large US military base , was un...

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  • London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices
London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices

LONDON - After a brief display of national unity, Prime Minister Theresa May found herself on the defensive Monday - just days ahead of the national election - as rivals challenged her record on security following the deadly attack in London this weekend, the third terrorist episode in three months.

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  • Seven killed in Iran parliament attack
Seven killed in Iran parliament attack

Local Tasnim News Agency tweeted that three attackers were inside the parliament and two people had been injured. An apparently coordinated attack took place at the mausoleum of Iranian revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini , Fars reported.

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  • Ron DeSantis criticizes Donald Trump's balk at moving embassy to Jerusalem
Ron DeSantis criticizes Donald Trump's balk at moving embassy to Jerusalem

Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis criticized President Donald Trump's announcement Thursday that he would not immediately be ordering the relocation of the U.S. But President Donald Trump pledged to move it to Jerusalem during his campaign. As a result, the USA government does not recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel.

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  • Australians Have Been Injured in the London Attack, 2 Critically
Australians Have Been Injured in the London Attack, 2 Critically

The first occurred when Khalid Masood drove a auto into pedestrians crossing Westminster Bridge, London March 22 , killing four and injuring more than 50, before running into the ground of the Palace of Westminster and stabbing an unarmed policeman to death, after which Masood was shot dead.

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  • Once the government broke off diplomatic relations with Qatar
Once the government broke off diplomatic relations with Qatar

Gulf Arab states and Egypt have long resented Qatar's support for Islamists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood which they regard as a risky political enemy. It was not clear if the decision would affect American military operations. Qatar has for years presented itself as a mediator and power broker for the region's many disputes, but Egypt an...

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  • Wawrinka eases into third round at French Open
Wawrinka eases into third round at French Open

Fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina dropped a set but not her composure, reaching the third round at the French Open by beating Tsvetana Pironkova 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. "I'm very happy to be back on this court, which is probably the most important in my career". "Last year was a great year for me, you know it was the best I ever played", Murray said.

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  • Egypt Coptic Christians Killed In Bus Attack
Egypt Coptic Christians Killed In Bus Attack

The most recent saw the building illuminated with the UK's Union Jack after the Manchester Arena bombing, which took at least 22 lives and left 59 injured during what was the deadliest attack on United Kingdom soil in 12 years. He said that "all countries that support terrorism, should be punished, without any courtesy or conciliation". "Rel. min...

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  • Impending Deadline for Embassy Move
Impending Deadline for Embassy Move

President Trump says never mind about moving a US embassy to Jerusalem, at least he won't do it now, according to the White House. During his campaign previous year, Trump repeatedly promised he would break with an worldwide convention by moving the embassy to Jerusalem, as Israel had long demanded.

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  • Canadian big-city mayors defiant in face of Trump's exit from Paris accord
Canadian big-city mayors defiant in face of Trump's exit from Paris accord

Even before Trump was elected, California Gov. Now, a little more than a year later, the agreement that had effectively been in the works for almost a decade in one form or another is dead, and with it, much of President Barack Obama's climate-change legacy.

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  • Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed
Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

Democrats raised new concerns about Kushner. US President Donald Trump is sticking by his son-in-law and White House confidant Jared Kushner . "But for people associated with the campaign after that campaign has ended and where the Russians during that campaign were helping you, to try to establish a back channel and hide it from your own...

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  • Manchester Bombing: Attack on Young Europeans and Their Love of Life
Manchester Bombing: Attack on Young Europeans and Their Love of Life

Cops said they discovered a "working bomb factory", with a stash of chemicals and components that could be used to make another device. "It is absolutely understandable the distress and upset that this caused to these families that are already suffering", he said.

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  • Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal
Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

President Donald Trump's nine-day-long "tolerance tour" will continue this Friday with a visit to Saudi Arabia . To be sure, Trump's predecessors have also forged close ties with Saudi Arabia, an important US partner in the Middle East, and other nations with questionable human rights records.

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  • Emmanuel Macron angers French right by appointing 11 women in 'balanced' cabinet
Emmanuel Macron angers French right by appointing 11 women in 'balanced' cabinet

Posting on Twitter a picture of the pair in a gilded room of the Elysee presidential palace, Macron called Philippe "the prime minister of a government of unity and renewal to change France". By becoming a president with no established party backing, he has thrown traditional party loyalties into the air, and early poll predictions show his start...

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  • Trump's Communication Director Resigns As A Reported White House Shakeup Begins
Trump's Communication Director Resigns As A Reported White House Shakeup Begins

Kelly told " Fox News Sunday" there was nothing wrong with the Trump transition team trying to build relationships with the Russians as they prepared to take over the White House. Trump has privately and publicly pinned much of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. "I think the President i...

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  • White House says Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal
White House says Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal

He tweeted over the weekend that he would make a decision "next week". "Nevertheless, Germany owes vast sums of money to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the United States must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany", Trump said in a two-tweet statement after meeting with Merkel for the first...

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  • Trump hails signing of deals worth 'billions' with Vietnam
Trump hails signing of deals worth 'billions' with Vietnam

While relations between the USA and Vietnam were virtually non-existent until 1995, they've warmed substantially in recent years as Vietnam seeks to hedge against an increasingly assertive China. While receiving Robert H McCooey Jr, senior vice president of Nasdaq's Listing Services in NY on Monday (local time), PM Phúc said the Vietnamese Governme...

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  • The G7 summit ends without U.S. commitment on Paris agreement
The G7 summit ends without U.S. commitment on Paris agreement

However, diplomats stressed there was broad agreement on an array of foreign policy problems, including the renewal of a threat to slap further economic sanctions on Russian Federation if its interference in neighboring Ukraine demanded it.

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  • Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties
Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties

And there are reasons for that. In it the praised President Trump's trip as a show of strength. Trump's policies to revive U.S. economy have not just confused the world but also irked traditional allies in Europe. He also added that cyber-security must be addressed in real time. Describing GST as the "most historic reform India ever done", he s...

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  • Trump defends Kushner following Russian Federation investigation
Trump defends Kushner following Russian Federation investigation

Some U.S. news reports , citing Trump aides, say the president could soon establish a White House "war room" to deal with the burgeoning number of questions about his administration's links to Russian Federation. "Imagine that the back channel was so that Jared could get tips about where to buy the best vodka in the United States". Last week, th...

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  • Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria
Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria

Russian Federation had warned the United States, Turkey and Israel before launching the missiles, the ministry added. However, it did not specify exactly when the bombing took place. There was no information on when the missiles were launched. The chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun on 4 April, which United Kingdom tests ...

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  • Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility
Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

The nighttime attack outside the ice cream parlor in the bustling Karrada neighborhood killed 17 people and also wounded 32, police and health officials said. Tuesday's attack comes as Iraqi troops are slowing pushing IS fighters out of their last strongholds in the northern city of Mosul. Islamic State was also responsible for a big truck bomb...

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  • Philippine military: City siege was start of extremist plan
Philippine military: City siege was start of extremist plan

He, however, would not reveal the exact number of the unaccounted policemen. There was food and water- welcome commodities amid the frequent tears. Brig. He said the confirmed body count is 42 while the confirmed killed by eyewitnesses is 23. Clashes on Tuesday appeared to be as intense as previous days, according to an AFP reporter who follo...

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  • Massive police presence following reports of shots fired at Orlando International Airport
Massive police presence following reports of shots fired at Orlando International Airport

Michael Wayne Pettigrew , 26, a former Marine who was armed with a fake gun and was in "mental distress". An armed man at the Orlando International Airport was taken into custody Tuesday night after a almost three-hour standoff with police, authorities said.

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  • Trump says he favors more money for health care
Trump says he favors more money for health care

As he mulls changes, Trump has entertained bringing his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and former deputy campaign manager, David Bossie, formally back into the fold. And some are starting to question the chances for Trump's pledge to overhaul the United States tax code. Macron's victory in the handshake battles didn't last long.

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